• Short Summary

    Eisenhower leaves on world peace tour + Thomas Gates Jnr. is new US Defence Secretary.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    President Dwight Eisenhower departs on peace crusade around the World.

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    MS President Eisenhower seated at desk. MS cameramen. Eisenhower speaking (natural sound) about his hopes that the tour will promote peace and friendship between countries and bids America goodbye (full transcript is on file).

    Night shots President and Mrs. Eisenhower, followed by son John and his wife, leaving White House. LS aircraft. Various shots of President Eisenhower shaking hands with people before boarding aircraft. LS President Eisenhower boarding aircraft. LS aircraft taking off.

    Two CUs of maps showing route which President's plane will take. Various shots of countries President will visit: Italy, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, World Agricultural Fair in India, Iran, Greece, Tunisia, France (Paris) and Morocco.

    Washington DC.

    Various shots Eisenhower watching Thomas S. Gates Jnr. takes oath of office as Secretary of Defence.

    Date on dope sheet is 03/12/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2758.19
    Media URN:
    81281
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:41:00 / 01:47:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 3290 E

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